Smoking in pregnancy affects baby

Posted By: Staff | Oct 24 2013

London - Children whose mothers smoked in pregnancy have smaller brains and are more anxious and moody than other boys and girls, a study found.

It showed that babies exposed to nicotine and other tobacco chemicals while in still in the womb were more likely to have trouble eating and sleeping years later.

Tests done at between six and eight years old showed they were also more likely to get tired easily, lack energy and generally look unhappy.

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